an awful problem, disc space is disappearing

rpowersau at rpowersau at
Tue Sep 12 15:23:38 UTC 2006

Are your logs filling up from some wayward application?

On 9/13/06, Gabriel M Dragffy <dragffy at> wrote:
> This morning my root partition was 6gb large and had 49% free space.
> This evening I was trying to install the game supertux and found there
> was no disc space. I'm using a simple desktop installation. I have
> apache and proftp installed and running but a firewall blocks remote
> connections to them. Something just ate about 3gb in one day and I
> didn't do anything to warrant that. Furthermore only yesterday I had the
> same problem but I put it down to a power failure, I ended up deleting
> all my LVs, my PV, VG and the partition and restoring.  How do I find
> out where my 3GB went? And then find what took it and why?
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